RAP

Videos

UAF Resilience and Adaptation Program Promotional Video

This 5 minute film describes the components of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Resilience and Adaptation Program, also known as RAP. It includes interviews and commentary from students, alumni, faculty, and leadership of the program. The RAP program trains and prepares graduate (masters and PhD) students for interdisciplinary careers focused on social-ecological systems. Film produced by Kristin Timm.


Prof. Terry Chapin at the EEF Congress (part 1)

Prof. Terry Chapin's talk at the 12th European Ecological Federation (EEF) Congress, Ávila, Spain, September 25-29, 2011.


Prof. Terry Chapin at the EEF Congress (part 2)

Prof. Terry Chapin's talk at the 12th European Ecological Federation (EEF) Congress, Ávila, Spain, September 25-29, 2011.


From Adaptation Strategies to Transformation: The spectrum of resilience

In this video RAP graduate student Richard Hum shares examples of adaptation and transformation to illustrate the linkages between these two concepts. Produced by Berill Blair, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Resilience and Adaptation Program


About transformation and transformability

Corrie is a PhD student in the Resilience and Adaptation Program (University of Alaska Fairbanks). Listen to her talk about her own connections to the concepts of transformation, transformability, and resilience.

 
Read about Corrie's work at corrieknapp.com

What is resilience?

Dr. Todd Brinkman, Associate Director of RAP talks about resilience and resilience research at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.


About Social-Ecological System Vulnerability

Katie Villano Spellman, University of Alaska Fairbanks Resilience and Adaptation Program PhD student, discusses the concept of social-ecological system vulnerability in the sustainability sciences framework. Spellman reflects on the role her own research might play in reducing the vulnerability of Alaskan systems to non-native plant invasions.


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